Examination of Art Brien re Joseph and Danyell Ferrall

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1654-02-28
Identifier: 818236r207


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: B Hussey, Edward Withey
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 236r

Art Briene alias Art mcTeig of Eniscorthy yeoman aged thirty eight yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne & examined Concerning the within said Joseph fferrall and Danyell his sonne and heir Deposeth and saith
That he well knew the said Joseph and Danyell for that they dwelt at Eniscorthy where this deponents residence was sometime of the rebellyon: And further saith that this deponent did see the said Joseph at the publicque meetings of the Irish held at Eniscorthy in the first yeare of the said rebellyon & sithence: And saith that the said Joseph was much in fauor with Peirce Buttler of Clough esquire who betrayed the Castle of Eniscorthy & tooke the same from walter Lacie, who was in actuall possession thereof for and in the behalfe of Sir <p> Henry wallop the proprietor thereof the same in the first yeare of the said rebellyon And further saith, that the said Danyell being vnder the protecion of the Ld Generall Cromwell after his reducing the said Castle of Eniscorthy to his obedience, did a short time before Christmas 1649: attempt the betraying, and did with seauerall others that he had procured to his facion, betray the Castle of Eniscorthy, and cruelly murtherred Capt Todd then gouernor thereof & guarrissoned therein and after the murthereing of the said Capt Todd the deponent did see the said Danyell weare the cloathes of the said Capt Todd: In which castle he the said Danyell Continued as gouernor thereof till the same was surrendered vpon condicions: And the deponent further saith that he the deponent was an Inhabitant in the towne of Eniscorthy at the time the castle thereof was betrayed, and Capt Todd slayne in manner aforesaid and further saith not &c
Artt Breine
Sworne before vs the 28th
of ffebr 1653 Edward witthey: R Hussey

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Joseph fferrall & Danyell 3
his sonne of Eniscorthy

Joseph and Danyell
fferroll of Enescorthy

Deponent Fullname: Art mcTeig Briene
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Joseph fferrall, Danyell fferrall, Peirce Buttler, walter Lacie, Capt Todd, Henry wallop, Lord Cromwell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned